Corporate Social Responsibility

UTRS is driven by its ability to design, create, and implement strategies, technologies, and solutions for the world. Utilizing its expertise and unparalleled skills, UTRS brings its passion for helping others to local communities. UTRS believes in educating our youth, as they are the leaders of tomorrow; creating awareness of issues that not only affect small groups, but communities as a whole; and lending a helping hand to those in need.

UTRS Supports the Salt Shaker Foundation's 6th Annual Fundraiser
Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. (UTRS) is proud to support the Salt Shaker Foundation in its mission to raise money and awareness for the fight against cancer. The company sponsored the 6th Annual Salt Shaker Foundation fundraiser on Saturday, April 30, at P.J. Whelihan's in Cherry Hill, NJ.

UTRS Donates to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund
UTRS was deeply saddened by the tragic earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. Through employee contributions, coupled with the company's matching donation, UTRS raised more than $7500 for the American Red Cross' relief effort in Japan.

UTRS Supports Settlement Music School
Settlement Music School is the largest community school of the arts in the United States. There are six locations in south, west and northeast Philadelphia, Germantown, and Willow Grove, Pa., as well as Camden, N.J. Settlement is dedicated to its mission of providing children and adults with the highest quality individual and group instruction and activity in music, dance, and related arts. The school provides a wide range of programs for preschool and school-age children, adults, and seniors.

UTRS Provides Resources for the Take Care of the Kids Foundation
The Take Care of the KIDS Foundation was established to help children in need. The Foundation supports kids through projects that promote education, health and social change. In the years since the Foundation was established, research has been performed to find worthy causes to support and make a difference in the lives of children.

UTRS Donates to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund
UTRS is deeply saddened by the devastation resulting from the earthquake in Haiti. With the help of our employees, UTRS has made a contribution of $7,500 to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund. This fund will help make possible the Red Cross's relief efforts of providing food, clean drinking water, and other items such as hygiene kits, blankets, tarps, sleeping mats, tents and water containers for the citizens of Haiti.

Fox Chase Cancer Center and UTRS Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle to Battle Cancer
As a member of the Community Advisory Council (CAC) at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, UTRS CEO Jerry Wright is devoted to educating and raising awareness of certain cancers that are more prevalent among many minority groups.

UTRS CEO Mentors Youth
For the past five years, CEO Jerry Wright has been involved with Wister Townhouses Youth Mentoring, an enrichment program in Philadelphia that offers structure and responsibility to 15 girls and 15 boys ages 7-13. The program works to build and restore self-confidence and self-value by using mentors from all walks of life to communicate the tools needed to become productive children and young adults.

UTRS Supports EIRC
The Educational Information & Resource Center (EIRC) is a nonprofit agency that specializes in education-related programs and services for parents, schools, communities and nonprofit organizations. The agency reaches into more than 36 states and 20 foreign countries. EIRC offers many resources under one roof, ranging from gifted and special education services to creative problem-solving, and from nationally validated programs in science and mathematics to early childhood education and child assault prevention.

UTRS Employee Molds Statue
At a ceremony held July 24 in Willow Grove, Pa., UTRS's Tom Barr unveiled the bronze bust he sculpted and cast to honor the U.S. military with the help of Matthew Wilson, a 2010 high school graduate from Upper Moreland, Pa. Matt sought Tom's help for his graduation project; the sculpture was made to honor both active duty and veteran members of our military.